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Turn Yourself Into Iron Man Via Augmented Reality

04/23/2010, The Iron Man 2 movie is just around the corner, and if you’re having a hard time waiting for the movie to be released, we can empathize with you. The UK Iron Man 2 website has released a little something to help you get prepared for the movie. The...

Lego Boxes Get Augmented Reality Too

04/19/2010, As we’ve mentioned many times recently, augmented reality is one of the more popular technologies recently, and now even Lego boxes are getting the augmented reality treatment. The boxes were created by the Danish toy company and augmented reality...

Augmented Reality Makes It Into The Fashion Scene

03/29/2010, We’ve started to see Augmented Reality (AR) pop up in all sorts of places nowadays, such as mobile phones, gaming, scavenger hunts and even buildings. So what’s the next bold step for AR? It seems like it’ll be the fashion scene....

GM’s Enhanced Vision System Uses Augmented Reality

03/17/2010, The folks over at GM have come up with a rather interesting system dubbed the Enhanced Vision System. The system was designed with safety in mind, and uses Heads up Display (HUD) technology and the increasingly popular augmented reality concept together....

Junaio 2.0: Augmented Reality Browser

03/09/2010, [SXSW] Juanio 2.0 is now available in the Apple App Store, the revamped version of the augmented reality browser offers new features such as indoor usage, a new channel concept, web- and user based information channels and an open API for developers....

WorkSnug: free WIFI hotspots, thanks to augmented reality?

02/14/2010, [ShowStoppers at MWC] Although augmented reality is currently mostly hype, one has to admit that the demos are pretty cool, even when they are simple. WorkSnug is another example of app that claims to be using augmented reality to help you find your way...

Shiseido Digital Cosmetic Mirror

02/04/2010, Shiseido’s has wowed the public in the past with their range of make-up that is capable of turning any plain Jane into a stunning bombshell, but today they provide that wow factor via a different route – the Digital Cosmetic Mirror. This...

Augmented Hyper Reality Film

01/27/2010, We’ve shown you various applications of augmented reality before, but now it seems that Keiichi Matsuda, a masters student at the Bartlett School of Architecture in the UK has taken it to the extreme, in a short film titled “Augmented (hyper)...

Augmented Reality Rock Paper Scissors

01/21/2010, Augmented Reality (AR) certainly has practical uses, but it’s more often than not, used for some good fun. Now a Swedish magazine called T-post has launched a site where you can wear a special t-shirt, and coupled with a webcam, you’ll be able...

Augmented Reality Lets You See Tweets From Inside A Building

01/18/2010, Augmented Reality (AR) is giving birth to many new innovations, and after helping you to perform your mechanic duties, the technology is being used by Qosmo and Teradadesign, resulting in the street-facing side of Tokyo’s N Building being covered in...

Augmented Reality App for Omnia II

12/14/2009, Augmented reality applications like Layar are certainly popular on Apple’s iPhone, and now it seems like Samsung’s Omnia II might be able to get in on the fun too. The folks at HyongaSoft have come up with OMPASS World Cities, which is a fancy...

Augmented reality technologies see action in Japan

12/07/2009, Augmented reality (AR) technologies are currently being implemented in the Land of the Rising Sun, where information from computers will be superimposed on actual fields of view in real time. Guess walking around in Japan has gotten even more high-tech,...

Head Mounted Displays Target Augmented Reality Applications

06/09/2009, A couple of companies have come together to release head-mounted displays (HMDs) that are meant for “Augmented Reality (AR)” applications at the recently concluded SID Display Week 2009. AR will apparently enhance human recognition abilities...